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Subject: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?
earthquake    9/10/2004 1:08:51 AM
Could someone tell me the rest of them please?
 
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ChdNorm    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?   9/10/2004 1:49:28 AM
Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel India Juliet Kilo Lima Mike November Oscar Papa Romeo Quebec Sierra Tango Uniform Victor Whiskey Xray Yankee Zulu Numbers also have a specific pronunciation that takes a little getting used to. 1- wun 2- two 3- tree 4- fower 5- fife 6- six 7- seven 8- ait 9- niner
 
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Yimmy    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?   9/10/2004 1:45:09 PM
Numbers - they do? The phonetic alphabet is NATO standard, but I've never encountered a standard number pronunciation!
 
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ChdNorm    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?   9/10/2004 3:39:30 PM
I assume its NATO standard, at least it's the way I was taught in the US Army. I don't think I've ever put enough thought into it to see if it's the same. The numbers is what I always had problems with though, due largely to my extremely pronounced Texas drawl. It just isn't natural to me to do that much freakin annunciating. For example ...... if you wanted to say KHYI 95.3 FM (the radio station I happen to be listening to at the moment) .... youd say "Kilo Hotel Yankee India Niner Fife Dayseemal Tree Foxtrot Mike" As an aside, most civilian law enforcement, fire, EMT and etc use an entirely different phonetic alphabet. Adam Boy Charles David Edward Frank Henry Ida John King Lincoln Mary Nora Ocean Paul Queen Robert Sam Tom Union Victor Xray Young Zebra
 
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ags    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?   9/11/2005 8:00:47 PM
I remember my father spelling his surname (comas) this way: charly oscar mike america santiago. which phonetic alphabet is that?
 
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AlbanyRifles    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta...    9/12/2005 2:05:23 PM
This is World War II US military phonetic alphabet A Able B Baker C Charlie D Dog E Easy F Fox G George H How I Item J Jig K King L Love M Mike N Nan O Oboe P Peter Q Queen R Roger S Sugar T Tare U Uncle V Victor W William X X Ray Y Yoke Z Zebra
 
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eldnah    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta...    9/12/2005 4:11:47 PM
The U.S, has been criticized for problems in communication between responders during 9/11 and Katrina. I know it sounds trivial but the Federal and Local governments use different phonetic alphabets? God bless buracracy.
 
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S-2    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?   10/18/2005 12:07:39 AM
Yeah, we were taught number pronunciation at the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course. I don't believe that Niner is correct any longer, however.
 
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Thomas3    ChdNorm   2/27/2006 10:03:30 PM
That makes sense out the old story about the British Airways captain inquiering about the Indian gentleman usurbing the communication. Actually it was West - Texan for "Roger Tower".
 
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Machinename    RE:Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta... What are the rest?   3/16/2006 10:47:13 AM
A-Alpha N-November B-Bravo O-Oscar C-Charlie P-Papa D-Delta R-Romeo E-Echo S-Sierra F-Foxtrot T-Tango G-Golf U-Uniform H-Hotel W-Whisky I-India/Indiana X-X-Ray J-Juliet Y-Yankee K-Kilo Z-Zulu L-Lima M-Mike
 
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i_rodriguez       2/5/2012 4:58:53 PM
I don't know if Niner is still used for arm forces or any other type of civilian radio transmission, but I know that the reason for using Niner in stead of nine is because an airplane accident... there was an airplane flying to Germany asking to land and the landing was denied with the German no: "nein" which sounds similar to 9... so the pilot thought he was to land on lane 9, but that was not the case. He was instructed NOT to land... since the pilot believed he was to land in lane 9 he went and crashed with another plane that was getting ready to departure. Since then it was establish to use niner for number 9 to avoid confusion. This was taught to me by a pilot/mechanic from Delta Airlines friend of mine.
 
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